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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Oct 3rd, 2018

Forsyth

Bobby Ray Jones, 66, Cumming
Bobby Ray Jones, 66, of Cumming passed away Wednesday, October 3, 2018.  He is preceded in death by his 2 sisters, Louise and Mildred. Survivors include his daughter and so ...

Gwinnett

Mary Nellessen, 94, Sugar Hill
Mary Nellessen, 94, a long-time resident of Sugar Hill, Georgia, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018 at the Life Care Center of Gwinnett in Lawrenceville, Georgi ...

Habersham

Clara McConnell Dodd, 85, Clarkesville
  Clara McConnell Dodd, age 85 of the Hollywood Community, Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, October 03, 2018. Born in Hiawassee, Georgia on November 17, ...

Hall

Emmitt Harold Adair, 78, Gainesville
Funeral services for Mr. Emmitt Harold Adair, 78, of Gainesville, GA, previously of Cumming, will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 7, 2018 at Memorial Park Chapel in Gainesv ...
Kenneth L. Beasley, 74, Gainesville
Kenneth L. Beasley, beloved husband, father, brother, uncle, cousin and friend passed away at his residence Wednesday, October 3, 2018. He was an avid hunter and dedicated and loya ...
Stephen Carter Eigel, Gainesville
Stephen Carter Eigel made a peaceful transition to his new home in heaven on October 3, 2018. He fought a 20+ year battle against “that nasty Mr. Parkinson” with courag ...
Winford (Hank) N. Millwood, 85, Gainesville
Mr. Winford (Hank) N. Millwood age 85 of Gainesville went to be with our Lord on Wednesday October 03, 2018. Mr. Millwood was a resident of Bell-Minor Nursing Home. He was a longti ...
Jose Guadalupe Soto Regalado, 85, Flowery Branch
Mr. Jose Guadalupe Soto Regalado, age 85, passed away Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton, surrounded by his family. Funeral Mass wi ...

Jackson

Noel Dean Hutchins, 50, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Noel Dean Hutchins, age 50, of Jefferson, Georgia. Mr. Hutchins passed away Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at St Mary’s Hospital in ...
Terry Lee Iler, Sr, 59, Commerce
  Mr. Terry Lee Iler, Sr., age 59, of Commerce, GA died Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at Northridge Medical Center.  Mr. Iler was born in Lawrenceville to the late Jimmie ...

White

Blanche G. Bishop, 91, Sautee-Nacoochee
Blanche G. Bishop, widow of Cliff D. Bishop, passed away peacefully in her sleep on October 3, 2018 at the age of 91.  A long time resident of Decatur, and later, Conyers,&nbs ...
Acclaimed novelist Ernest Gaines dies at 86
Novelist Ernest J. Gaines, whose poor childhood on a small Louisiana plantation germinated stories of black struggles that grew into universal stories of grace and beauty, has died
1st black Georgia senator elected post-Reconstruction dies
A former Georgia state senator who was the first black lawmaker elected to the upper chamber after Reconstruction has died
'Maude' co-star, character actor Bill Macy dies at 97
Bill Macy, foil to Bea Arthur's feminist wife in '70s sitcom 'Maude,' dies at 97
Retired, longtime Gainesville school official dies
A retired, longtime Gainesville school official, former Asst. Supt. Otis Ellenberg, has died.
Rep. Elijah Cummings was a sharecropper's son, took on Trump
Congressman Elijah E. Cummings has died to complications from longstanding health challenges, his office said. He was 68.
Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile drummer, dies at 80
Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile and propulsive drummer, dies at 80
Diahann Carroll, Oscar-nominated, pioneering actress, dies
Diahann Carroll, the Oscar-nominated actress and singer who won critical acclaim as the first black woman to star in a non-servant role in a TV series as "Julia," has died at 84.
Ex-French President Chirac, who stood up to US, dies at 86
Jacques Chirac, a two-term French president who was the first leader to acknowledge France's role in the Holocaust and defiantly opposed the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, has died at age 86